NEWPORT Gwent Dragons suffered a 45-25 RaboDirect Pro12 loss to Leinster in Dublin this evening.
The Dragons trailed 26-13 at half-time and it looked grim when Fionn Carr scored the hosts’ fourth try with half an hour left.
However, the visitors struck back with wing Tom Prydie and full-back Dan Evans adding to Steffan Jones’ first half interception try.
They piled on the pressure in a bid to claim their own four-try bonus point but it was the European champions that struck a final blow when centre Brendan Macken picked off a pass to race over from
The Dragons, who won their opening fixture against Zebre, will attempt to get back to winning ways when they host Cardiff Blues next Saturday.